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Old 07-24-2008, 04:19 PM   #1
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7522334.stm
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Old 07-24-2008, 04:28 PM   #2
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only problem i see with this atm is it is only effective against P2P downloaders such as torrenting or limewire
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umm... three strikes? so what are the consequences at each one?
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Old 07-24-2008, 04:37 PM   #4
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What does this agreement mean for consumers?

For hundreds of thousands of UK net users it will mean that they get a letter from their ISP telling them that their account has been identified as one used to illegally share files. At the moment that is all it will mean.

So far no UK net firm has pledged to back the BPI's call to cut the net connections of persistent pirates.
so actually atm nothing is going to happen even if you ignore their letters
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worst comes to worst ill buy a rapidshare premium account
ive just installed peer guardian again just to be safe. i also dont seed my files, and only download what i need.
just hope i dont get warned, im on bt
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Old 07-24-2008, 05:18 PM   #6
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CDs and DVDs are soo cheap on amazon there is no excuse for downloading anyway
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Old 07-24-2008, 05:25 PM   #7
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i just think its discusting the way the government has their priorities
they have have priorities in stopping media piracy maybe to do with massive donations from certain record companies
however when it comes to serious issues of law and order such as knife crime they cant seem to do much to stop it
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Old 07-24-2008, 05:28 PM   #8
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soon it will come.
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i just think its discusting the way the government has their priorities
they have have priorities in stopping media piracy maybe to do with massive donations from certain record companies
however when it comes to serious issues of law and order such as knife crime they cant seem to do much to stop it
Agreed. I think they should focus their efforts on more important things, such as uhmm....gas prices?
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Agreed. I think they should focus their efforts on more important things, such as uhmm....gas prices?
I would go a step further. Better energy resources.
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